|Date: ||Wed, 22 Feb 2006 14:36:44 -0500|
|Reply-To: ||Charles Harbour <charles.harbour@PEARSON.COM>|
|Sender: ||"SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>|
|From: ||Charles Harbour <charles.harbour@PEARSON.COM>|
|Subject: ||Re: Mike Raithel's Webinar|
Ditto. Kudos to Mike for a great presentation. It's a great way to reach
us folks out here in the hinterlands, who don't make it to SUGI on a
regular basis. Would love to see even more of this.
On Wed, 22 Feb 2006 09:14:38 -0800, Choate, Paul@DDS <pchoate@DDS.CA.GOV>
>Gee - I was hoping to see a video stream of you actually speaking -
>presenters need to throw in a mugshot or two!
>For anyone signing up for the future presentations - remember to have a
>speaker phone handy to dial in for the voice-over of the presentation.
>Thanks to you again for the great presentation and SI for supporting
>this new mode of sharing.
>DDS Data Extraction
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of
>> Michael Raithel
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 5:32 AM
>> To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
>> Subject: Re: Mike Raithel's Webinar
>> Dear SAS-L-ers,
>> The inimitable Jack Hamilton posted the following:
>> > I, and a few other SAS-Lers, participated in Mike Raithel's
>> > "webinar" this morning. "Webinar" is SAS Institute's term
>> > for a presentation given over the web using a simulcast
>> > program. We opened a web page for the slides and dialed in
>> > for the sound.
>> > It worked quite well. Surprisingly well, in fact.
>> > The surprising part was not that Mike's presentation was
>> > informative and appropriately paced (I expected that), but
>> > that the technology worked. The slides came up, the sound
>> > came through, everything was in synch - fairly unusual, in my
>> > experience, for a web-based presentation. SAS obviously
>> > thought this through and tested things in advance.
>> > I hope SAS Institute can find a way to contunue this series
>> > of short, free seminars. The schedule for the current series
>> > can be found at:
>> > http://support.sas.com/publishing/bbu/webinar.html
>> Jack, thank you for the kind words! I was V-E-R-Y pleased to see that
>> you and several other SAS-L-ers (whose names I recognized)
>> in the webinar.
>> On my end, it a blast to make a presentation using this medium! We
>> (Shelly Goodin, the organizer/hostess and Shawn Nightingale the
>> technical support specialist) had held three previous practice
>> so that we could work the bugs out and attempt to have as seamless a
>> webcast as possible. From your feedback, it seems that the
>> was worthwhile.
>> I do hope that other SAS-L-ers will consider attending one or more of
>> the remaining webinars. If you do, say hello to me; I'll be sitting
>> the front row:-)
>> Jack, I'll continue to look for your great postings on the 'L!
>> I hope that this suggestion proves helpful now, and in the future!
>> Of course, all of these opinions and insights are my own, and do not
>> reflect those of my organization or my associates. All SAS code and/or
>> methodologies specified in this posting are for illustrative purposes
>> only and no warranty is stated or implied as to their accuracy or
>> applicability. People deciding to use information in this posting do
>> at their own risk.
>> Michael A. Raithel
>> "The man who wrote the book on performance"
>> E-mail: MichaelRaithel@westat.com
>> Author: Tuning SAS Applications in the MVS Environment
>> Author: Tuning SAS Applications in the OS/390 and z/OS Environments,
>> Second Edition
>> Author: The Complete Guide to SAS Indexes
>> It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also
>> remembering my reasons for them! - Friedrich Nietzsche